Junior Data Scientist

Charlotte, North Carolina

Post Date: 09/29/2017 Job ID: 25440 Industry: Information Technology


Serve as an expert in translating complex data into key strategy insights and valuable actions. 
Discover business narratives told by the data and present them to other scientists, business stakeholders, and managers at various levels. 

Job Duties: 

Develop and test heuristics 
Create and run models 
Perform data exploration and data mining
Create business intelligence, dashboards, visualizations, and/or other advanced analytics reports to adequately tell the business narrative and offer recommendations that are practiced, actionable, and have material impact, in addition to being well-supported by analytical models and data. 
Partner with Business Clients, establish professional relationship, and communicate with analytics clients to understand business needs. 
Frame Problems with Stakeholder, research and construct problem frames to understand the analysis context and scope that will provide timely, useful results. 
Work in Project Teams and participate in multidisciplinary analytics project teams. 
Interview Subject Matter Experts, plan and conduct individual interviews with experts to gain valid information and data needed for analysis. 
Elicit Information from Groups, plan and conduct group elicitation sessions with working groups to develop and assess alternatives, uncertainties, and value and risk preferences. 
Identify unique opportunities to collect new data. 
Design new processes and build large, complex data sets. 
Strategize new uses for data and its interaction with data design.
Locate new data sources, analyze statistics and implement quality procedures. 
Perform data studies of new and diverse data sources. 
Test and validate predictive models. 
Build web prototypes and performs data visualization. 
Design, modify and build new data processes. 
Generate algorithms and create computer models. 

Required Qualifications: 

Bachelor’ s degree from a four-year college or university with a degree in statistics/analytics, physics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, economics or management of information systems
1 to 3 years of experience with statistical analysis, data modeling and reporting 

Desired Qualifications: 

Previous experience working in data mining, natural language processing, and / or data governance
Working knowledge of SQL (Structured Query Language) 
Working knowledge of Hadoop and related tools 
Working knowledge of data analytic tools like SAS, R, IBM Cognos, Python, etc. 

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